Hardware Company creates Award history

Auckland based Magsons Hardware Limited created a unique record in the history of business awards by featuring as finalists in five categories and winning three of them at the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards 2013. The Company won the ‘Business Excellence in Retail Trade’ and ‘Best Large Business’ Awards, while its Finance Director won the ‘Best Accountant of the Year’…

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Police stop roadside window washers

Counties Manukau Police are keen to put an end to roadside car window washers, following increasing complaints of ‘harassment’ from drivers. Those driving through the streets of South Auckland would have seen many such washers at road junctions and near traffic signals. According to the complainants, the cleaners begin to wash the windscreens without seeking permission, expecting payment for their…

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South Asian Diaspora seen as powerful force

The power of the South Asian Diaspora in promoting regional cooperation and in boosting economic growth is well recognised and appreciated, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has said. Speaking at the South Asian Diaspora Convention held at Suntec Singapore Exhibition & Convention Centre last fortnight, he emphasised the strong historical ties between Singapore and South Asia and the…

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Reboot clears Apprentice hitch

The transition from secondary school to tertiary education is a huge leap, and some students need more encouragement than others. Having easily accessible educational opportunities is paramount to ensuring the success of our young people. In January, Prime Minister John Key announced an Apprenticeship Reboot, designed to get more apprentices qualified and into priority trades. These include construction, infrastructure, engineering,…

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